Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats

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Moveable Pens and Permanent Pens

Hi again,   If I am going to use the moveable pens for daytime foraging for 4 ND's wethers when the weather is good, do you have recommenda…

Started by Ann Bodling

2 Feb 25
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Cattle panels and kids

Can someone give me an idea of at what age kids are no longer likely to fit through the cattle panel openings? I'll have 4 wethers coming i…

Started by Ann Bodling

2 Feb 25
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Introduction and 2 Questions

Hello All,    We live in the Harrisburg area of Pennsylvania on almost 2 acres with an old barn and wood sided garage. After years of takin…

Started by Ann Bodling

4 Feb 20
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First Goat Purchase Advice

I will be purchasing my first 2 or 3 goats this Spring and would like to hear any advice you have to give on what questions I should ask, w…

Started by Kiley Tomjack

2 Dec 22, 2020
Reply by kenneth spear

How much meat from a Nigerian Wether?

If I'm not going to milk a doe and decide to just let her nurse her kids... let say she has 2 males. I think they get slaughtered at 6 mont…

Started by tony okrongly

1 Dec 5, 2020
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

What do you do with goats during a tornado?

Whereas I am moving to AL soon, and I'll be buying goats there eventually, I've started to wonder what people do with them during tornado's…

Started by Lil

2 Oct 9, 2020
Reply by Lil

Mesh Hay Feeder

Does anyone have experience using a mesh hay feeder for their goats?I'd appreciate feedback on waste reduction, size of holes in feeder, an…

Started by Naomi D'Andrea

6 Aug 21, 2020
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

LGD questions.

I've been thinking a lot about getting a livestock guardian dog, and I'd really like to. I currently have just two doelings that live in a…

Started by Lil

6 Aug 21, 2020
Reply by Winding River Farm (Bev)

We only want to keep 2 or 3 goats . .

My husband and I live on an acreage and are going to be starting our first NDG verture. I have done a lot of reading up on them and am lear…

Started by Kiley Tomjack

7 Jul 23, 2020
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Milk Production Expectations

I am looking into purchasing a ND doe and I am primarily interested in milk production capabilities and this would be the foundational doe…

Started by Theresa B

65 Jul 21, 2020
Reply by Glenna Rose


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